You can Migrate to Canada in many ways and one of them is by Marriage. Yes, you can become a Canadian citizen by getting married to someone who already is a Canadian citizen be it Male or female, it works both ways. However, the marriage must not violate any of Canadian marriage laws.
Steps to follow when considering migration to Canada by Marriage:
- Find a Canadian Spouse
- Complete the Legal Marriage Contract
- Apply for Residency in Canada
Finding a Canadian Spouse:
To become a citizen of Canada by Legal Marriage, the very first thing to do is to find a Canadian spouse.
There are many ways to hook up with a Canadian spouse depending on the individual. One could be recommended by a friend or family, you could meet one in the line of business transactions. There are also places, though informal, where this opportunity abounds; Social Media Networking Platforms. And though there are many of them all over, prominent ones include Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On these platforms, you will get the chance to interact with different Canadians. When you finally find a Canadian with whom you share mutual interests and he/she agrees to enter into a Marriage contract with you, game on!You can now proceed to legalize the marriage contract according to the State of Canada Marriage Act.
The Marriage Contract:
This can be done in two ways, depending on a mutual agreement:You can obtain a visa to visit Canada where you meet your spouse in person and legalize the marriage. Your Canadian spouse comes over to your country of residence where you both meet to legalize the Marriage after which the Canadian embassy in that country can issue you the Canadian Visa.
Applying for Permanent Residency:
Once the Canadian Ministry of Immigration is satisfied that your marriage to one of its citizens is based on true and genuine intentions and not exploitation, you can now apply for permanent residency with the consent of your Canadian spouse.Your application will take up to six months during which the Canadian Ministry will verify the standing of the Canadian spouse you’re getting engaged to as well as other formalities. Once your application is approved, you are free from deportation or repatriation.